• Accounting Systems
  • Cash Flow Processes
  • Advisor Coordination
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Production & Operations
  • Banking & Capital
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Risk Assessments
  • Revenue
  • Operating Rhythm
  • Succession or Exit Planning
  • Readiness & Attractiveness
  • Price/Multiple

Samuel Young

  • CFO
  • Detroit Metro

Samuel has more than 20 years of financial and business development experience building sustainable business value, accelerating growth, and managing risk. His coverage areas span financial planning and analysis, business valuations, start-up growth strategies, M&A, restructuring, and project management. Samuel's track record includes closing financial deals with private investors and senior lenders and managing investor and bank relations.

Before FocusCFO

Samuel's professional experience includes Co-founder and CFO, VP of Global, and General Manager of Strategy and Planning in the technology, retail, and entertainment industries. Samuel also worked at Clermont Group making social investments and Houlihan Lokey as an investment banker. Samuel's most memorable job was serving in the Peace Corps as a Small Business Development Volunteer in Peru.

He received an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Economics and Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences (MMSS) from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

    Other Interests

    • What was your favorite vacation? Backpacking all over South America with friends and family.
    • What is your favorite way to spend free time? Playing board games and sports with my wife and two boys.
    • What is your favorite movie? When Harry Met Sally

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

The opportunity to empower entrepreneurs to build lasting and transferrable value.

Curated insights by Samuel Young